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ONCE MORE, WITH FEELING

Gov. Janet Napolitano finally reaches an accord with lawmakers to plug the $338 million hole in the current fiscal year. Libertarian activist Ernest Hancock vows to sue over the plan to roll over expenses into next fiscal year.


SCHOOL'S OUT!

House passes bill eliminating funding for Tanque Verde High School on a 32-28 vote.


MAY WE SEE YOUR PAPERS, PLEASE?

A bill requiring voters to show an ID passes Senate Judiciary Committee on a 5-3 vote. Opponents' response: "Badges? We don't need no stinkin' badges!"


FREEZE EASE

On a 34-26 vote, the House rejects a constitutional amendment that would prohibit the state budget from increasing more than the combined rate of inflation and population growth.


DOES THIS MEAN AL SHARPTON ISN'T COMING TO TOWN?

A bill eliminating the 2004 presidential primary passes Senate on 17-12 vote. D.C.-dizzy Napolitano vows to veto.


DOG'S DAY

A bill granting immunity from lawsuits over dog bites when the victim enters the dog's enclosed area despite warning signs passes the Senate by a 18-12 vote.

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